Three father-daughter dances coming up in area

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department's annual Father-Daughter Dance draws hundreds of dads and their daughters of all ages to the Chattanooga Convention Center. (Sheila Cannon Photo)

Three dances are scheduled that offer dads and their daughters a chance to dress up and spend some quality time together. These father-daughter events are a chance to make memories while helping further the work of the sponsoring organizations.

Even though two are a week or more away, don't delay on purchasing tickets since those two dances are selling a limited number of tickets.

» When: Friday, Feb. 2

» Where: The Colonnade, 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga.

» Hours: 6-9 p.m.

» Tickets: $5 each, includes refreshments. Flowers and corsages also available for purchase.

» For more information: 706-638-1555

Fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers or any father figure and their daughters of all ages are welcome at this dance to benefit Four Points Inc., a nonprofit that assists families that have experienced domestic violence.

» When: Friday, Feb. 9

» Where: Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.

» Hours: 6:30 p.m. photos, 7-10 p.m. dance

» Tickets: $30 per person, includes light hors d'oeuvres and dessert buffet

» For more information: 423-209-6892

Only 550 tickets will be sold to this long-standing dance sponsored by Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department.

There are two ways to purchase tickets:

1) Purchase and print your tickets online using any major credit card:

2) Go to Chester Frost Park, 2277 N. Gold Point Circle in Hixson, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and pay cash. No checks will be accepted. Individuals are encouraged to call 423-209-6892 to ensure someone is in the office before making the drive.

» When: Saturday, Feb. 17

» Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St.

» Hours: 6-10 p.m.

» Tickets: $105 per dad-daughter pair

» For more information: 423-338-5588

Bring your princesses to this dinner-dance sponsored by the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga's Cleveland branch.

The event is limited to 250 people. The ticket includes dinner, dessert, gifts for the girls and dancing. Pictures will be available for an additional cost. Steak dinner for the adults; kid-friendly dinner for the girls.

- Compiled by staff writer Susan Pierce